Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 193–194 | Cite as

Pseudotumoral paraesophageal varices

  • Kenneth K. Lau
  • Gareth Phillips
  • Allan McKenzie
Article

Abstract

We report a case of paraesophageal varices presenting as a posterior mediastinal mass in a patient with long-standing portal hypertension. These collaterals were present, despite multiple previous sclerotherapies for submucosal esophageal varices and no endoscopic evidence of their recurrence.

Key words

Esophagus, varices Mediastinal mass, CT diagnosis Cirrhosis, complications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth K. Lau
    • 1
  • Gareth Phillips
    • 1
  • Allan McKenzie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRepatriation General HospitalHeidelberg WestAustralia

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